AF VR ZOOM-NIKKOR 80-400MM F-4.5-5.6D ED


VR operation offers the equivalent of using a shutter speed 3 stops (eight times) faster.*

Vibration Reduction for the viewfinder is cancellable to conserve battery power.

Panning is automatically detected.

Three ED glass elements ensure superior optical performance.

Nine-blade rounded diaphragm achieves a natural blur for out-of-focus elements.


*As determined by Nikon performance tests.

Product Description

The Ultimate Medium to Super-Telephoto Zoom Lens

If you’re looking for a compact, versatile telephoto zoom lens that handles portraiture as well as it handles long-distance wildlife and action photography, look no further than the AF VR Zoom-NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED. With the broadest focal length range in our super-telephoto zoom lineup, it reduces the number of lenses you need to carry into the field and expands your handheld shooting capabilities, thanks to Nikon’s Vibration Reduction (VR) technology. Create spectacular photos and HD videos, in any light, from any distance.


Remarkable Versatility and Performance

Travel light. Shoot with confidence. The AF VR Zoom-NIKKOR 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED covers the broadest focal length range of any NIKKOR super-telephoto zoom lens. At 80mm, its an ideal medium-telephoto portrait lens. At 400mm, its a powerful super-telephoto lens suited to wildlife and action photography. Slow down your shutter speed and capture brilliant shots in low-light situations—Nikon’s VR image stabilization will keep your photos and HD videos razor-sharp.


The Nikon VR Advantage

Nikon VR (Vibration Reduction) image stabilization provides 2.0 stops* of blur free handheld shooting, assuring dramatically sharper still images and HD video capture. This opens a new range of handheld and low-light shooting opportunities. When you’re using a tripod, the VR system delivers a specialized correction to reduce the camera shake caused by the shutter release.

Lens Construction (Elements/Groups): 17/11 (3 ED glass elements)

Picture Angle with 35mm (135) format: 30°10′ – 6°10′

Picture Angle with Nikon DX Format: 20° – 4°

Minimum f/stop: 32

Closest focusing distance: 2.3m

Maximum reproduction ratio: 1/4.8

Filter Attachment Size: 77mm

Lens Cap: Snap-on

Lens Hood: HB-24

Lens Case: CL-M1

Dimensions (approx.) (from the camera’s lens mounting flange): 91 x 171mm

Weight (approx.): 1,360g (1,210g without tripod mounting foot)

Supplied Accessories (may differ by country or area): Front lens cap LC-77, Rear lens cap LF-1, Bayonet Hood HB-24, Soft Pouch CL-M1